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Army To Start Fielding New Light Tank In 2025, Seeking Platform To Fight In ‘Worst Conditions’

The Army will start fielding its new light tanks for infantry brigades in 2025, with officials pushing vendors BAE Systems and General Dynamics [GD] to prove their vehicle offerings are able to survive in “the worst conditions you can imagine.” Senior Army leaders told reporters Monday evening the service is focused on a rapid prototyping […]

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White House Directs Pentagon to Establish U.S. Space Command

The White House has directed the Department of Defense to move forward with establishing a U.S. Space Command, without details of exactly when, or how, a new unified combatant command related to space would be stood up. USSPACECOM, as it will be known, will be the 11th combatant command in the U.S. military and will […]

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GAO Finds Most Agencies Lacking In Adopting Federal Cyber Security Requirements

Despite congressional mandates and presidential orders, most federal agencies are still behind in implementing standards and frameworks for securing their networks, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report. “The 23 civilian agencies covered by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 have often not effectively implemented the federal government’s approach and strategy […]

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McSally Officially Nominated to Become Arizona’s Junior Republican Senator

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday officially nominated Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) to become Arizona’s junior senator in the 116th Congress. McSally would be taking over for Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who announced last Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of 2018. Kyl himself was nominated to the post following […]

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V-280 Marks First Year of Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas – The V-280 Valor on Dec. 18 celebrated a full year of flight during which it has flown more than 80 hours and reached speeds of more than 250 knots in forward flight and flown more than 300 miles from its birthplace in the Texas Panhandle to just outside Dallas. Early in […]

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Air Force Light Attack Aircraft RFP Delayed Until 2019

The Air Force’s awaited release of a final request for proposals for a light attack aircraft (LAA) has been pushed back to early next year. The service intended to release the request by the end of 2018, and sources on Dec. 18 told Defense Daily that as of Monday, it had been expected by Dec. […]

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Sr Network Engineer


Job Location: Boston, MA


Ridgeback Business Solutions has been retained to find an experienced industry professional for our client who is in need of an exceptional Sr Network Engineer with an active secret clearance.

Summary:
TheSr. Network Engineerperforms network engineering tasks to design, implement and test Internet Protocol (IP) network solutions for LAN and WAN environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)
  • Field incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner.
  • Interact with multiple DoD programs, engineers and application developers to design and implement solutions for IT and video related system architectures.
  • Test and evaluate new products which satisfy customer requirements.
  • Investigate new technology or approaches that improve system performance or reduce system costs.
  • Develop engineering plans and work breakdown structures.
  • Provide technical expertise on the integration of IT systems.
  • Develop network requirements, specification preparation, test plans, deployment and upgrade plans.
  • Participate in the analysis, design, and test of new IP based equipment and configurations for new or existing networks.
  • Propose upgrades to existing network architectures and configurations.
  • Perform integration testing.
  • Participate in management of network configurations.
  • Conducts Tier III Operations and Maintenance support to identify severity of problems, determines corrective action, resolves technical problems, performs fault isolation and implements solutions.
  • Remain current on LAN and WAN network product developments and improvements.
  • Develop and executes test procedures for various network projects.
  • Develop and deploys network traffic reporting tools.
  • Proactively evaluates network performance and utilization trends.
  • Troubleshoot and analyzes network issues, failures and congestion.
  • Respond to system problems on a 24 x 7 basis and take part in on-call rotation.
  • Perform packet level analysis with network protocol analyzer software tools.
  • Manage effective inventory control of property and monitor system warrantee and support service programs to ensure maximum system uptime and availability.
Non-Essential Duties:
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • May provide specific task direction to staff but does not have formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • 4+ years of related experience.
  • CompTIA Security + or Government approved equivalent.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Government approved equivalent.
  • Current / Valid US Drivers License.
  • Secret security clearance is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be well organized, an effective communicator at multiple levels and able to grasp system concepts and communicate their applications.
  • Must be capable of quickly learning new systems and associated software applications for proficient execution of tasks.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with time related constraints in a fast- paced contract manufacturing environment.
  • Speak effectively before groups of internal and/or external customers or employees.
  • High level of integrity and accountability.

Diversity:
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.





How To Apply:
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